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Burning Coal Turns to Ashe

From our friends at Burning Coal Theatre Company: In the late 60s/early 1970s, a meteor shot across the sportsworld, a young African American tennis player named Arthur Ashe.   He won the US Open in 1968, becoming the first black man to win a “major.”  In 1970, the won the Australian Open, and in 1975, wearing […]

Congratulations are in order . . .

. . . to Raleigh dramatist Ian Finley, who has been named the 2012 Piedmont Laureate for the Triangle and adjacent counties: “Working primarily with Burning Coal Theatre Company, he has brought more than 70 different stories from the area’s history to life on stage through collaborations with Oakwood Cemetery, the Mordecai House, Raleigh City […]